Birth Name: Randal Howard Paul
Place of Birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of Birth: January 7, 1963
*German, 1/8th Irish (father)
*Welsh, English, small amounts of Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, and German (mother)
Rand Paul is an American politician, and member of the Republican Party. He is the son of Carolyn Jean (Wells) and politician Ron Paul (Ronald Ernest Paul). He has served as a United States Senator from Kentucky, since January 3, 2011.
He was a candidate for the Republican Party’s nomination for President of the United States in 2016.
His father is of seventh eighths German and one eighth Irish ancestry. His mother has Welsh, English, as well as small amounts of Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), Scottish, and German, roots.
Rand’s paternal grandfather was Howard Casper/Caspar Paul (the son of Casper/Caspar Paul and Sophia Ziegler). Rand’s great-grandfather Casper was born in Hohenzell, Schluchtern, then a province of Prussia, to Georg Johannes Paul and Anna Baer. Sophia was born in Pennsylvania, the daughter of German parents, Johann Georg/George Ziegler and Gertrude “Ada” Herche.
Rand’s paternal grandmother was Margaret E. Dumont (the daughter of Joseph J. Dumont and Lena/Lea Wolfram or Levassuer). Joseph was born in Pennsylvania, to Joseph G./J. Dumont, who was German, and to Margaret M./W. Davis, whose parents were Irish. Lena’s parents, Christian “Chris” Wolfram and Caroline “Lena”, were German.
Rand’s maternal grandfather was William Wilson Wells (the son of Benjamin John Wells and Esther Jane Lloyd). Benjamin was the son of John Wells, who was born in Devonshire, England, and of Esther Long, who was born in Monmouthshire, Wales. Rand’s great-grandmother Esther Lloyd was the daughter of Isaac William Lloyd and Mary Ann Long, who were Welsh, from Monmouthshire.
Rand’s maternal grandmother was Carol Ione Creed (the daughter of Herman Claude/Clyde Creed and Millicent Mary Duncan). Herman was the son of William George Craddock Creed, who was English, and of Cornelia “Nellie” Emeline/Erma Randolph. Millicent was the daughter of Joseph Walter Duncan and Jeanette A. Howard.
Genealogy of Rand’s father – http://www.wargs.com
Genealogy of Rand Paul (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com
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